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March 2017

Tell Halaf and the Cradle Of Civilization Floor Talk + Special Artefact Display

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, 1 - 63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Qld 4510 Australia
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$5.00 - $10.00

Tell Halaf and the Cradle Of Civilization It was while travelling through Syria trying to find the best route for the proposed Baghdad railways that a bizarre tale of stone statues in the form of human-animal hybrids came to the ears of Max von Oppenheim, attaché to the German embassy in Cairo and scholar in his own right. Oppenheim, a keen amateur archaeologist was intrigued by these rumours and started to investigate the site which would become famous as Tell…

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April 2017

Kids Dig It! Stone Age Family Fun

April 3 @ 9:30 am - April 7 @ 3:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$2.70 - $22.50
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Running from April 3 - 7, bring your kids out to the Abbey Museum for some Stone Age Fun! When: 3rd – 7th April 2017 Time: Doors open at 9.30am with activities running from 10am to 3pm. Admission: Adult: $12.00, Concession: $8.50, Children 5 – 15yrs: $ 7.00 Family 1 (1 adult, up to 4 kids): $19.80 Family 2 (2 adults, up to 4 kids): $25.00 Under 5yrs activity fee: $ 3.00 Visit the Abbey Cafe for a delicious selection of…

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To Hell and Back – Floor Talk

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$5.00 - $10.00

THE ABBEY MUSEUM OF ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY PRESENTS: To hell and back again in the Anatolian Bronze Age Get ready to travel back in time! Imagine that the year is 1200BC; the Late Bronze Age civilisations of the Mediterranean world are collapsing! What is causing this collapse? An invasion from Europe? Famine? Climate Catastrophes? Civil Wars? A Zombie Outbreak!? All these and more (yes, even the zombies!) have all been cited as responsible for this extreme cultural uproar! Join the Abbey Museum…

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June 2017

Abbey Medieval Banquet 1

June 24 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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Do you dream of sitting at a huge table with friends, all dressed in royal suits, armour or beautiful dresses? Does your mouth water at the thought of the finest feast in the land being presented to you on beautiful banquet dinnerware?   We have you covered, with our amazing and authentic Medieval Banquet feasts!   Banquet 1 held on 24th June Banquet 2 held on 1st July.   For more details on times, bookings and everything else you need…

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Kids Dig It! Medieval Family Fun Week

June 26 @ 9:30 am - June 30 @ 3:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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Back by popular demand, our most eagerly awaited school holiday program... Kids Dig It! Medieval Family Fun!   From 26th til 30th June, you and your kids can have a taste of what our Abbey Medieval Festival is like, on a smaller scale, at the June school holiday program. Details of all the activities we will be offering will be available very soon, as well as booking details, so make sure you check back soon!   When: 26th – 30th June…

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July 2017

Abbey Medieval Banquet 2

July 1 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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Do you dream of sitting at a huge table with friends, all dressed in royal suits, armour or beautiful dresses? Does your mouth water at the thought of the finest feast in the land being presented to you on beautiful banquet dinnerware?   We have you covered, with our amazing and authentic Medieval Banquet feasts! Banquet 1 held on 24th June   Banquet 2 held on 1st July.   For more details on times, bookings and everything else you need…

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Abbey Medieval Festival 2017

July 8 @ 9:00 am - July 9 @ 5:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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BRAND NEW EVENT FOR THE 2017 FESTIVAL THE  FRIDAY JOUST TOURNY! 1:30pm to 5pm Friday 7th July - 12 Australian and International Jousters PLUS a Meet and Greet! Tickets on sale soon, don't miss out!  The Abbey Museum brings back the most popular, Abbey Medieval Festival for 2017! Immerse yourself in the atmosphere that is the Festival, and surround yourself with Knights, gallant Lords, lovely Ladies, colourful Gypsies, amazing performers and re-enactors from the Medieval eras. With all new activities plus…

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August 2017

Her Breath Smelt of Mint and Myrrh – Floor Talk

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$5.00 - $10.00

THE ABBEY MUSEUM OF ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY PRESENTS: Her Breath Smelt of Mint and Myrrh How do the modern standards of beauty compare to those of the Middle Ages? Does your daily beauty routine measure up? Join the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology for a myth-busting and sweet-smelling Floor Talk that explores the perfumes, scented cosmetics, mouthwashes and hygiene products of the Middle Ages. The Abbey Museum's own Education Manager, Mr Damien Fegan not only busts the myth that the people of…

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September 2017

Voices in Exile – the lost Jewish Communities of ancient Babylon

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$10 - $20

    A renowned expert from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will once again visit the Abbey Museum.  A great friend of our little museum, Prof. Wayne Horowitz visited last year and spoke about the museum's unique collection of Cuneiform tablets.  This visit was so popular, that it resulted in an inevitable second visit and we are delighted to welcome him back on September 19th at 7.00pm.  (Wine and cheese reception from 6.30pm). This year his talk will again revolve…

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‘Kid’s Dig It’ Roman Family Fun

September 25 @ 9:30 am - September 29 @ 3:00 pm
Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology, 1/63 The Abbey Place
Caboolture, Queensland 4510 Australia
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$2.50 - $25
Roman Family Fun

Running from September 25th-29th 2017, come along to the Abbey Museum for school holiday fun - Roman style! This fantastic family event offers a wide selection of hands-on activities to keep your 'Little Gladiators' engaged and happy including: Get Crafty! Make a mini chariot, a mask, or a mosaic! Dress Like a Roman (awesome photo opportunity) Dig for Roman Artefacts in our Mini Archaeology Digs Learn how to be a Gladiator in our Gladiator School Of course, the ever popular Archery…

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